The Truthful Liar

Предња корица
Methuen & Company, 1903 - 338 страница
 

Шта други кажу - Напишите рецензију

Нисмо пронашли ниједну рецензију на уобичајеним местима.

Изабране странице

Садржај

I
1
II
19
III
34
IV
48
V
63
VI
76
VII
88
VIII
104
XV
199
XVI
211
XVII
217
XVIII
223
XIX
237
XX
252
XXI
261
XXII
270

IX
119
X
138
XI
150
XII
167
XIII
176
XIV
188
XXIII
280
XXIV
297
XXV
308
XXVI
320
XXVII
326

Друга издања - Прикажи све

Чести термини и фразе

Популарни одломци

Страница 17 - Irresistible in their raciness, their variety, their animation ... of extraordinary fascination. A delightful inheritance, the truest record of a "richly compounded spirit" that the literature of our time has preserved.'— Times.
Страница 29 - The book is simply appalling and irresistible in its interest. It is humorous also ; without humour it would not make the mark it is certain to make.
Страница 27 - A very remarkable book, deserving of critical analysis impossible within our limit ; brilliant, but not superficial ; well considered, but not elaborated ; constructed with the proverbial art that conceals, but yet allows itself to be enjoyed by readers to whom fine literary method is a keen pleasure.'— The World. A CHANGE OF AIR. Fifth Edition. 'A graceful, vivacious comedy, true to human nature. The characters are traced with a masterly hand.
Страница 27 - It is impossible to read such a work as "Temporal Power" without becoming convinced that the story is intended to convey certain criticisms on the ways of the world and certain suggestions for the betterment of humanity.
Страница 27 - In elegance, delicacy, and tact it ranks with the best of his novels, while in the wide range of its portraiture and the subtilty of its analysis it surpasses all his earlier ventures.
Страница 33 - Weird, thrilling, strikingly graphic.'— Punch. ' We admire this book. . . . It is one to read with admiration and to praise with enthusiasm.' — Bookman. ' It is a fine, open-air, blood-stirring book, to be enjoyed by every man and woman to whom a dog is dear.
Страница 28 - A rousing and dramatic tale. A book like this is a joy inexpressible.' — Daily Chronicle. WHEN VALMOND CAME TO PONTIAC: The Story of a Lost Napoleon. Fifth Edition. ' Here we find romance — real, breathing, living romance. The character of Valmond is drawn unerringly.'— Pall Mall Ga2ette. AN ADVENTURER OF THE NORTH : The Last Adventures of 'Pretty Pierre.
Страница 17 - Stevenson (RL). THE LETTERS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON TO HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS. Selected and Edited, with Notes and Introductions, by SIDNEY COLVIN. Sixth and Cheaper Edition. Crown Bvo. its. LIBRARY EDITION. Demy Svo. 2 vols. 251. net. A Colonial Edition is also published. VAILIMA LETTERS. With an Etched Portrait by WILLIAM STRANG.
Страница 27 - The Master Christian " is a powerful book ; that it is one likely to raise uncomfortable questions in all but the most self-satisfied readers. and that it strikes at the root of the failure of the Churches — the decay of faith — in a manner which shows the inevitable disaster heaping up ... The good Cardinal Bonpre" is a beautiful figure, fit to stand beside the good Bishop in
Страница 28 - The Gateless Barrier" it is at once evident that, whilst Lucas Malet has preserved her birthright of originality, the artistry, the actual writing, is above even , the high level of the books that were born before.

Библиографски подаци